Press Releases

GBI: Commercial Gambling Search Warrants across Georgia

October 28, 2015

Macon, GA. – On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with local law enforcement agencies across the State, and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corporation and the Georgia Department of Revenue executed sixteen (16) search warrants in Troup, Houston, Bibb, Chatham, Terrell, and Henry Counties for violations of Georgia’s commercial gambling laws.

Revenue Awarded Top Honors for Exadata Project

October 8, 2015

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) was awarded top honors at the 2015 Technology Innovation Showcase for its Exadata Project. The projects were selected by an evaluation committee made up of both private and public sector representatives.

DDS and DOR Warn Drivers of E-mail Scam

October 8, 2015

The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) and the Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) are warning the public of an email scam that asks drivers to verify their driving license details or face license suspension.

October Registration Renewal Notices Delayed

September 30, 2015

Due to operational and production related issues with one of the Department of Revenue's vendors, October renewal mailings have been severely delayed. The October renewal mailings should be received by motor vehicle owners by the first of October.

Tax Preparer Arrested for Fraud

September 22, 2015

On Friday September 18, 2015 Georgia Department of Revenue Agents arrested Takenya Chimere Troutman. The investigation began with an anonymous tip that Troutman may be preparing fraudulent tax returns.

Deal: August tax revenues up 9.4 percent

September 15, 2015

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia’s net tax collections for August totaled $1.58 billion, an increase of $130.5 million, or 9.4 percent, compared to August 2014.